Coaching Team

THE PASSIONATE PEOPLE SPREADING THE MESSAGE OF CONNECTED FAMILIES

The team at Connected Families wakes up every day to care for, inspire, and equip parents to receive and pass on God’s grace and truth by imparting a memorable and transformational biblical framework for parenting. Our certified coaches are an extension of our team, and we are so excited to share them with the world. 

Introducing: Connected Families certified coaches

We have had the privilege of working with, training, and certifying the following individuals as parent coaches. These individuals all run their own practices and are certified to train parents using the Connected Families framework.

Please reach out to these highly qualified, Connected Families certified coaches directly. They can't wait to hear from you!

Licensed Minister
I know that parenting is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles that you and I will ever have! I am a wife, mom of two grown married children, and Nonna to three sweet granddaughters. I enjoy empowering parents who have children between the ages of 3 and 15. I have a passion-filled vision from the Lord to plant the truth of God's love and purpose within the hearts of children and their families. I can be contacted through my website at www.sparrowministrees.com
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Stacy Hermann

New Day Pregnancy Center
In God’s goodness, I have been blessed with two children, now teenagers. The Connected Families framework turned my approach to parenting and discipline upside down and began to build a grace-filled environment in our home. My passion is to share this with other families so God can work His grace and truth into their relationships and grow them in wisdom. My affiliation with New Day Pregnancy Center will allow me to bring this message of hope to the families God brings there as well. Stacy is using her certification as a volunteer parent coach at a local crisis pregnancy center and isn't currently taking clients apart from that unique calling
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Lydia Rex

Registered Nurse
I am a registered nurse, wife, and mother of two and have worked with families in many capacities throughout my career and personal life. I've been a student of Connected Families since 2014, and continue to find it incredibly life-giving for my own family. Areas of my experience/special interest include foster care and adoption, attachment difficulties, developmental and learning disabilities including FASD. I bring a trauma-informed perspective to the Connected Families framework, and the desire to see your family find peace and healing - not just on the other side, but in the midst of challenges! I can be reached at [email protected]
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Catherine Verango

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
My commitment to serving families is rooted in my experiences as a child of immigrants. I speak English and Mandarin Chinese and specialize in providing culturally attuned services. Through the Connected Families framework, I love to help parents turn to God's grace and truth and help them find profound and practical ways to be wiser and more effective when they discipline.
Registered Nurse, SPACE trained
I'm a pediatric nurse and mom of four through birth and adoption. I am passionate about encouraging and empowering parents to love their families with confidence and connection. Building on my bedside experience, I have also been trained in SPACE treatment (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions) to help parents support their children in overcoming anxiety. I can be reached through my website at www.parentwithhope.org.
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Bonnie Williams

M.Ed. in Special Education
I am a wife and the mother of 3 teenagers. I have supported students with learning and behavior challenges for over 25 years, specializing in working with parents with children ages 3 to 15. I am passionate about helping families apply the Connected Families Framework so that they can learn new strategies to grow in wisdom and help lead them in having peaceful, grace-filled homes. I can be reached by email at [email protected]
BS in Child Development and Special Education
I am married and have 4 married children and 4 grandchildren. I have taught children from birth to third grade in various environments. My passion has always been to encourage parents to enjoy their children as they grow 'in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man' (Luke 2:52). I can be reached through my website https://tinyurl.com/becky-wood-coach
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Lauren Moberg

Infant and Early Childhood Director
I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Infant Mental Health Specialist. I'm specialized training in working with parents who have children prenatal-6 and she have worked as a therapist, supervisor, trainer, and consultant to child care. Due to current commitments, I'm not accepting clients at this time.
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Alan & Corrie Thetford

M.A. in Marriage and Family Counseling
When we realized the way we discipline was driving a wedge between us and our kids and their hearts further from God, we sought coaching through Connected Families. Now, as CF Certified Coaches, we work with other families to experience that same change and restored joy that we found through our coaching experience. You can learn more about us on the podcast we host Building Wise Families Podcast. We can be reached through our email at [email protected]
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WE’RE FOLLOWERS OF JESUS

We believe the Gospel, lived out in your family, is transformative and life-giving.

WE’RE PASSIONATE

Because we believe what happens inside your home changes the world.

WE’RE PARENTS

Each of us has lived out parenting struggles. Each of us knows what it means to receive grace in our mistakes.

Questions about our certified coaches? Please ask!